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Animal Vocabulary for Beginning ELLs: Smithsonian Launches New Game

Shutter Bugs is a wonderful game for beginning English Language Learners to learn the names of animals as well as different verbs.

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How can teachers use media sharing sites in the classroom??

Here’s a “Quick List” of ideas!

Use media sharing sites for…

  • Virtual tours of different towns, states, countries, and important sites around the world
  • A “What is it?” game with students guessing uses for an uncommon object
  • Autobiographies
  • Geography studies
  • Visual representations of novels, stories, and picture books
  • Evidence to support an argument using visual data or primary sources
  • Debates on a topic or essential question

Ideas by Grade Level Clusters

  • K-5: take digital photos of school and create a virtual tour for new students; upload photos to VoiceThread and post spoken or video comments about events, classes, and celebrations
  • 6-8: use Flickr as a multimedia reflective journal by creating a visual interpretation of poetry or young adult literature being read in class; upload photos to correspond with literature
  • 9-12: Upload images of places in the world being students as…

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The World of ELLs

How can teachers use social-networking sites in the classroom??

Here’s a “Quick List” of ideas!

Use social-networking sites for…

  • School club or class pages
  • Creating pages for someone famous in your discipline (e.g. a scientist, a sports figure, or a literary character)
  • Setting up an events page and inviting people to attend (e.g. have a look at the “Perseids Meteor Shower” on Facebook)
  • Fundraising for a service project or charity
  • Debating themes in literature, science, history, and so forth
  • Sharing videos, music, and other information with students or fellow teachers
  • Connecting to other classes around a common topic or theme

Ideas by Grade Level Clusters

  • K-5: brainstorm what a character’s Facebook page would look like, design a page as a class that reflects the character’s personality, Twitter – compare and contrast typical school day after connecting with a class in a different country
  • 6-8: visit “cause” pages to learn about a…

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